Thank you Martin.

I'm a fan of the idea to do things in smaller steps to make it an easier mountain to climb, but I think we have to be careful of the plateaus along the way.

On Aug 28 2021, at 10:33 am, Martin Owens <> wrote:
On Sat, 2021-08-28 at 10:16 -0500, Ted Gould wrote:
> On Aug 27 2021, at 4:52 pm, Martin Owens <> wrote:
> > This would make sense if the list was in effect, but it's not. I
> > understand your need to make sure everything is done appropriately,
> > but
> > there hasn't been any application of any policy at this stage.
> > You're
> > applying finishing rules to a draft process.
> I'm not sure what you mean by this. We voted to change the charter,
> it is the charter now. Certainly the SFC has to rubber stamp it, but
> that is it. The list posted on the website is the list. It should be
> the AUTHORS file at the time of the vote verbatim.

This is an interpretation which I had not factored into the process at
all. The next steps were literally contact SFC (see vote footer) and
the advice from Karen was what this begins the process. It's
theoretically true that the language goes into effect, but I would have
thought this would be unwise for a legal document as I kind of expected
the SFC to dot it's teas and cross it's eyes.

C'est la vie.

I'll add the missing names tomorrow and hand in the spreadsheet for

Best Regards, Martin Owens
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